Train crushes boy, 15

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy of Kapiri Mposhi has been crushed to death by a goods train while attempting to cross a railway line, Central Province commissioner of police Lombe Kamukoshi has said.
Ms Kamukoshi said in an interview yesterday that the accident happened on Monday between 16:00 hours and 17:00 hours at Kampoyo area.
She identified the deceased as Mulenga Musonda Jr and that the matter was reported to the police by the boy’s father, Mulenga Musonda, 43.
“The train was laden with coal and the accident happened shortly after it started off from the main station,” Ms Kamukoshi said.
She said the body is in the Kapiri Mposhi District Hospital mortuary and police have advised the relatives to immediately proceed with burial.


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